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Why elevator pitches don’t work with investors

What’s the problem with elevator pitches?For one thing, investors don’t care much about them, according to Dan Mothersill, a Toronto-based serial entrepreneur and angel investor who has advised and funded numerous tech start-ups.“The

Published on: March 22nd, 2011 Nestor Arellano

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Published on: March 18th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Windows tablet launch postponed ’till 2012?

In the same week that Apple released version 2 of its iPad tablet PC arch rival Microsoft is rumoured to be dallying its own version of Windows for tabletsuntil late next year.Bloomberg reports

Published on: March 7th, 2011 Lexton Snol

Trio of tech firms achieve ‘best managed’ recognition

Some were veterans, others newcomers to 2010’s list of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies, but good people are vital to good business, according to several tech companies featured on the list.  Commitment to

Published on: March 2nd, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Future cars will prevent drinking and driving

In the not-too-distant future, your car may be able to detect the driver's blood alcohol concentration and, if it's over the legal limit, prevent the car from being started. A public-private partnership is

Published on: March 2nd, 2011 Ann Bednarz

Web tools that serve as your virtual time machine

Search the Internet for a time machine and you may end up with an empty wallet and painful injuries, if the movie Napoleon Dynamite is accurate.I don't recommend buying a time machine on

Published on: March 1st, 2011 Mike Elgan

IBM’s Watson lands health care job after Jeopardy! victory

IBM's Watson has parleyed its overwhelming victory in this week's "Jeopardy!" challenge into a job developing smart applications for the health care industry. IBM said it will team Watson's Deep Question Answering, Natural

Published on: February 18th, 2011 Michael Cooney

Perform an online background check using free Web services

I know what you're thinking--but hear me out. Plenty of reasons for doing an online background check exist, and not all of them are sketchy.In fact, everyone should do at least one online

Published on: February 16th, 2011 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

19 digital media projects get $2M government funding

An e-learning tool focusing on the War of 1812 and a geopolitical strategy game based on World War II were among the 19 new digital media projects that will benefit this year from

Published on: February 15th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Ryerson launching digital media program with business focus

With growing competition in the gaming industry, Interactive Ontario (IO) and Ryerson University have partnered to give start-up developers an edge. The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson, along with

Published on: January 28th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Security measures launched after attack on Zuckerberg’s Facebook fan page

Security and privacy experts yesterday welcomed Facebook's deployment of new security tools using HTTPS (hypertext transfer protocol secure) and what it called "social authentication." The measures were announced less than 24 hours after

Published on: January 27th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Video Rewind: Steve Jobs’ presentation perfection

As many have noted, perhaps today's model of presentation perfection is high-tech's uber-presenter and the subject of Carmine Gallo's new book (now available): Apple's Steve Jobs. In The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs:

Published on: January 18th, 2011 Thomas Wailgum

How to use social media to hire your next worker

With nearly 2.5 million fans on Facebook, 48,000 followers on Twitter and a prolific output of videos on YouTube, the mobile telecoms group Nokia is a company that seems to know what makes

Published on: January 10th, 2011 Tosin Sulaiman

4 tools to protect and manage multiple passwords

When the popular Web site Gawker was hacked into recently, more than a million user IDs and passwords were released. If you were one of the people compromised that's annoying -- very annoying.

Published on: January 6th, 2011 Steven Vaughan-Nichols

2011 predictions: tech rebound continues despite security woes

Well my friends, 2010 was quite a year and as is our want, in this, the first issue of the New Year, we throw caution to the winds, dust off our crystal balls

Published on: January 3rd, 2011 Mark Gibbs